Assistant Acquisitions Editor (L-24-13)

Rowman & Littlefield is seeking an Acquisitions Editor for its Lexington imprint to build a monograph list in the humanities or social sciences. The editor will build series, attend conferences, and solicit proposals from scholars to build a list quickly. The editor will review proposals, handle contract negotiations, oversee peer review, and prepare manuscripts for transmittal to production. The editor will also oversee the publishing process for each title, including serving as primary liaison with the production and marketing departments.


Candidates should have 2-3 years of related experience, a Bachelor’s degree in the humanities or social sciences, and outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

About Our Company

An independent publisher with an outstanding reputation, Rowman & Littlefield publishes innovative, high-quality college texts, provocative and timely titles for general readers, and professional and scholarly books throughout the humanities and social sciences. Headquartered in Maryland, R&L also has offices in New York City, Boulder, Colorado, and London.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a resume and cover letter (including the ad number and where you learned of the opening) to Michael Wiles via email or post using the below contact information:

Michael Wiles
Rowman & Littlefield
c/o Human Resources
4501 Forbes Blvd., Suite 200
Lanham, MD 20706

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